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Ferreira Cafe - First Time!!!!

FrenchPeach Jul 21, 2011 06:10 PM

Heading there for dinner this weekend...anything in particular that we should not miss on the menu???

Thanks!!

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    wattacetti RE: FrenchPeach Jul 21, 2011 09:06 PM

    It's been a long while since I was last there; if they still have the cataplana, you could take a look.

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      westaust RE: wattacetti Jul 22, 2011 11:25 AM

      still on the menu and still as good!

      Otherwise, the black cod is excellent as well

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        Worldwide Diner RE: westaust Jul 22, 2011 07:46 PM

        Agree on the Cataplana. I had the clam version this Summer and it was superb. When I got home, I made it myself and it was just as good.

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      lamaranthe RE: FrenchPeach Aug 11, 2011 11:05 AM

      Sorry I could not answer in time. Aug. 6, 2011: big disappointment. Nice decor, good atmosphere but the Cataplana with pork abnd clams was a disaster. Uncooked; tough pork, clams hard to pick out of the shell. The broth was good, though... Way far too pricey for what it was.

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        OliverB RE: FrenchPeach Nov 21, 2011 07:42 AM

        This is really surprising... what night of the week did you go and did you say anything to the server? I have reservations toniught and hope we'll do better.

        Can anyone give me a rough idea of price range for three-course meal, two people with wine?

        Can we do it for under $200 - starter-salad-amuses-bouche + app + entree + side(s) + dessert + 1/2 glasses of wine -- x2 people?

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          unlaced RE: OliverB Nov 21, 2011 08:29 AM

          I have a recent copy of their menu. Prices are

          Soups and Salads $10-12
          Appetizers $10-19
          Sides $6-8
          Classics $31-46
          Suggestions - $30-49

          Hope this helps!

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            OliverB RE: unlaced Nov 21, 2011 08:39 AM

            Yeah that's perfect, thanks!

            I spent over $300 at CCeP this past weekend for two and don't want to do that again tonight. Looks like we can eat very well for around $200 + wine for two.

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